Blogger Bites: Azu from Sweet Cannela


Sea Salt Caramel Cashew Ice Cream from Sweet Cannela

We have a sweet treat for your today on Lexi Bites—the return of Blogger Bites! The series kicked off in March with a feature on Irish blogger, Rosanna. This month, we’re featuring Azu, a food blogger from Mexico City who writes the bilingual blog, Sweet Cannela.

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Margarita-Brined Butterflied Chicken


It’s finally grilling season here in Nebraska—when it’s not raining. We’re less than an inch away from the wettest May in history. One Sunday when it wasn’t storming, I spent a solid afternoon cleaning every inch of our gas grill. After that crazy cleaning session, I decided to grill up one of my favorite recipes with a little Mexican twist: Margarita-Brined Butterflied Chicken.

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Homemade Chipotle & Jalapeño Bagels


We’re continuing our exploration of Mexican cuisine with a look at the humble chipotle. This fierce pepper packs a bold, smoky punch. Chipotle peppers may not be as trendy as sriracha right now, but they’re worth revisiting. This weekend, kick up brunch with a batch of homemade Chipotle & Jalapeño Bagels.

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Black Bean Hummus with Mango-Cucumber Salsa


With the Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo, the “fight of the century” and the end of the semester happening roughly all in the same week, we’ve been doing a lot of celebrating at Abelhaus. (Case in point: Queso Fundido.) Spring days call for lighter bites, so to balance out all that decadence, this week we’re turning to recipes that keep the flavor but slash the fat and calories. Meet Spicy Black Bean Hummus with Mango-Cucumber Salsa.

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